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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOPMENT AND PREVENTION OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY Title: Increasing activity in older adults: A review of the Look AHEAD trial

Author
item Johnston, Craig -

Submitted to: American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: June 1, 2012
Publication Date: September 1, 2012
Citation: Johnston, C.A. 2012. Increasing activity in older adults: A review of the Look AHEAD trial. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 6(5):387-389.

Technical Abstract: The importance of physical activity for healthy aging has been clearly shown. Evidence from the Look AHEAD trial, a lifestyle intervention for overweight individuals who have type 2 diabetes, provides further evidence for the importance of physical activity. Overall, this intervention provides a potential model for improving the health of older adults.

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